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Pair of Pronghorn swimmers to compete at Olympic Trials this month

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Two local swimmers are heading to Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto later this month.

Third-year University of Lethbridge Pronghorn Chris Alexander will race in the 100 metre backstroke this Saturday. He enters the meet seeded ninth out of the 20 invited swimmers.

Highly touted freshman Apollo Hess will compete in two events – the 100 and 200 metre breaststroke on Tuesday next week.

He’s seeded seventh out of 20 in the 200m and 11th in the 100m event.

Both swimmers are competing in their first Olympic Trials.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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